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  • Vol. 18, Iss. 4 — Feb. 15, 1993
  • pp: 257–259

Scattering of light by coated spheres

K. A. Fuller  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 18, Issue 4, pp. 257-259 (1993)

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Treatment of the scattering of radiation by a spherical concentric core–shell system as a problem of multiple scattering by two spheres leads to a fuller understanding of the physical processes that produce the scattered fields of such a particle. The problem of scattering from a sphere containing multiple spherical inhomogeneities must, as a special case, be reducible to the problem considered here. Such a reduction leads to an expression of the scattering coefficients of coated spheres solely in terms of the scattering coefficients associated with a homogeneous host and with an isolated core, in agreement with the multiple scattering treatment.

© 1993 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: November 3, 1992
Published: February 15, 1993

K. A. Fuller, "Scattering of light by coated spheres," Opt. Lett. 18, 257-259 (1993)

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